disquiet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ quiet

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

disquiet (uncountable)

  1. Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety.
    The lady exhibited disquiet of mind. In other words, she'd gone a bit mad.

Adjective[edit]

disquiet (comparative more disquiet, superlative most disquiet)

  1. Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy.
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Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

disquiet (third-person singular simple present disquiets, present participle disquieting, simple past and past participle disquieted)

  1. Make (someone) worried or anxious
    He felt disquieted at the lack of interest the child had shown.